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  • UX, Design and AI Tools: Enhancing Design Collaboration and Creativity

    The fusion of human and AI collaboration in the design process has the potential to transform the way we work, boosting both efficiency and innovation. By embracing the unique strengths of both humans and AI, we can achieve successful co-creation. AI handles repetitive tasks and analyses large-scale data, while humans excel at strategic decision-making, creative…

  • The Hidden Risk of Your Daily Video Conferences

    Zoom, Teams, Meetups and other alternatives have revolutionised remote communication and collaboration in the modern workplace. However, with its never-ending popularity, concerns have emerged over its ability to analyse text, which I feel is more invasive than AI. Why? Because zoom and the alternatives are just accepted by all as part of everyday life, a…

  • Let’s Gamify the s%^T out of COVID!

    With the continuing invention of new tiers, I think it is clear that there has to be a better way of informing the public where they stand regarding the coronavirus. Why not, I thought, make it a little more fun and interactive and use gamification.  If you think about it, this is pretty easy to…

  • Microsites: Good or Bad?

    I was asked about this a fair few times about Microsite’s in the last few months, so I have collated this from my replies. What Is a Microsite? A microsite tends to be a branded content site that is rooted in a subdomain of your company’s main site (i.e. micrositename.yourwebsite.com), or it has its own…

  • Amazon, Google and Microsoft Machine Learning Services

    For a majority of businesses, the thought of implementing machine learning sounds unattainable. Fortunately, it is possible to jump aboard the bandwagon without too shelling out high financial and resource investment. Thanks to companies like Google, Amazon and Microsoft, it is now possible to get Machine Learning as a service (MLaaS). What is Machine Learning…

  • Understanding What Blockchain Technology Is and Deciding When Not to Use It

    A blockchain is a database system consisting of a growing ledger whose records are joined together using cryptography. It uses a distributed and decentralized peer-to-peer system for transaction verification. Once a transaction undergoes verification and is added to the chain, it cannot be amended or deleted. Can Blockchain Technology Fix Everything? Based on its fundamental design,…

  • The State of the Voice Market 2019

    Back in December 2017 I wrote an article talking about voice see here. In that i wrote that ‘Gartner Predicts 75% of U.S. households will have Smart Speakers by 2020, which means that 75% of 125.82 million households (94.3 million) will have voice-activated device’. Well its now mid 2019, so i thought i’d give an update,…

  • Let’s talk about voice

    Google announced in May that their ability to recognize human speech was now 95% accurate, which is the same level as humans! Just four years ago, they had an accuracy of around 78%, so expect technology to be better than we are now very soon. This level of skill means that its fair to say…

  • Accessibility and Flash – Make sure you add a HTML version of the Site

    Here are some of the usability and data accessibility issues with Flash. You can’t select, copy, or paste any text. Your browser’s font override features won’t work, so you can’t adjust the font or its size to be more readable. Your browser’s built-in in-page search won’t work you can’t use the keyboard to scroll through…

  • when muggers sleep

    I have no fear, well, i do, but not in the morning. I get up and travel to work at about 7am and every day i use my ipod. However, on the way home from work, i refrain from its use. My theory, muggers are not early risers, so i have nothing to fear from…